VM Investments & Wisynco in demand but

NCB Capital Markets Manager, Stanley Thompson (left) exchanges laughs with Wisynco Group Chairman William Mahfood.

Victoria Mutual Investments and Wisynco Group may not have traded shares in the millions on Jamaica Stock Exchange on Friday but demand placed them at number 2 and 3 in volume traded. 
Demand was such on Friday that they were the second and third highest volume traded in the market accounting for just 977,000 units versus 3.57 million on Thursday.
Market activity ended with 23 securities changing hands, of which 5 advanced, 13 declined, 5 traded firm leading to 3,151,082 units for an average of $55,743,394 changing hands.
At the close of trading, the JSE All Jamaican Composite Index dived 2,332.02 points to 312,808.10 and the JSE Index dropped by 2,124.73 points to 285,003.54.
In main market activity,  Berger Paints closed $1 higher at $18, with 2,410 shares, Barita Investments ended with a loss of 16 cents at $8.50, with 18,715 stock units, Cable & Wireless concluded trading at $1.30, with 210,965 units, Carreras finished with a loss of 5 cents at $11.30, with 160,130 shares, Grace Kennedy traded 36 cents higher at $43.36, with 43,901 stock units. Jamaica Broilers finished trading with a loss of 50 cents at $17.50, with 17,659 units, Jamaica Producers closed with a loss of 20 cents at $16.50, with 6,639 shares, Jamaica Stock Exchange ended at $6.95, with 41,887 shares, JMMB Group concluded trading with a loss of 52 cents at $23.80, with 1,142,852 shares changing hands. Kingston Wharves settled with a loss of $1.85 at $31.15, with 1,271 units, Mayberry Investments ended trading with a loss of 35 cents at $7, with 46,000 shares, NCB Financial Group traded with a loss of 48 cents at $99.02, with 44,706 shares, 1834 Investments finished trading at $1.27, with 620 shares. PanJam Investment ended with a loss of 52 cents at $40.50, with 20,001 units, Pulse Investments finished with a loss of 10 cents at $1.90, with 24,330 shares, Radio Jamaica settled 2 cents higher at $1.10, with 50,600 shares, Sagicor Group ended trading with a loss of 40 cents at $35, with 108,464 stock units. Sagicor Real Estate Fund ended trading at $14, with 4,418 shares, Scotia Group finished trading with a loss of 91 cents at $50.50, with 60,457 shares, Seprod closed with a loss of 95 cents at $29, with 100,120 shares, Supreme Ventures concluded trading at $12, with 67,497 stock units, VM Investments Limited finished 15 cents higher at $4.15, with 403,301 units, Wisynco Group settled 2 cents higher at $10.02, with 574,139 shares.

Prices of securities trading for the day are those at which the last trade took place. For more details of market activities, see “Main market drops sharply again – Friday.”

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